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TrustComm to Bring OneWeb’s Low-Latency Communications Offerings to DOD

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OneWeb entered into a product distribution agreement with TrustComm March 16 to deliver beyond line-of-sight and low-latency communications services to the Department of Defense. The two companies will work to implement low-Earth orbit technologies into various areas in the Arctic region in an effort to address poor connectivity levels caused by harsh terrain and high latitude, OneWeb said Friday.

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Airbus OneWeb Satellites CEO James Hinds Named to Space and Satellite Professionals International’s Board

James Hinds CEO Airbus OneWeb Satellites

James Hinds, CEO of a joint venture between Airbus and OneWeb, has joined the board of directors of Space and Satellite Professionals International, an association working to bolster the space industry's workforce. Hinds has been Airbus OneWeb Satellites' chief executive since January, when he was promoted from his role as the company's chief operating officer, SSPI said Wednesday.

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OneWeb Gets Additional Funding From Hughes, SoftBank; Pradman Kaul Quoted

Pradman Kaul President Hughes Network Systems

OneWeb has now raised $1.4B in total funding after it received additional investments from Hughes Network Systems and SoftBank Group. The additional funding provides OneWeb with needed capital to come up with a constellation of 648 satellites in low-Earth orbit by the end of 2022 to deliver broadband connectivity and low-latency communication services to customers worldwide.

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Hughes Gets $250M Contract From OneWeb to Develop Ground System for LEO Constellation; Pradman Kaul Quoted

Pradman Kaul President Hughes

OneWeb has awarded Hughes Network Systems a three-year, $250 million contract to develop and manufacture essential ground system technology for the low Earth orbit constellation. "Today's announcement of a continued technology partnership with OneWeb reflects our position as the trusted innovator in the industry," said Pradman Kaul, president of Hughes. 

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Airbus-OneWeb JV Eyes DARPA’s Low-Earth Orbit Military Satellite Program

ExecutiveBiz - Airbus-OneWeb JV Eyes DARPA's Low-Earth Orbit Military Satellite Program

France-based Airbus seeks to participate in U.S. military space technology development projects through the establishment of a Florida-based satellite assembly line scheduled to be operational this fall, SpaceNews reported Friday. Airbus’s joint venture with satellite broadband company OneWeb established the facility with the goal to produce at least 900 spacecraft designed to operate …

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OneWeb Gets FCC Clearance to Launch Satellite Constellation; Iridium's Matt Desch Comments

ExecutiveBiz - OneWeb Gets FCC Clearance to Launch Satellite Constellation; Iridium's Matt Desch Comments

OneWeb has received approval from the Federal Communications Commission to launch later this year its constellation of 720 satellites that will work to provide broadband internet services worldwide, Daily Breeze reported Saturday. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai cleared OneWeb's application on June 22. “We hope to approve many more constellations because we …

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Airbus-OneWeb JV Opens Satellite Assembly Hub

ExecutiveBiz - Airbus-OneWeb JV Opens Satellite Assembly Hub

A joint venture of OneWeb and Airbus' defense and space business has opened a new facility in Toulouse, France, to support assembly and integration work on a constellation of 900 satellites designed to provide internet communications services. OneWeb Satellites will use the 49,000-square-foot production line to validate manufacturing methods for the low-Earth …

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Boeing, SpaceX, OneWeb Seek to Provide Broadband Access Via Satellite Constellations

ExecutiveBiz - Boeing, SpaceX, OneWeb Seek to Provide Broadband Access Via Satellite Constellations

SpaceX, Boeing and OneWeb have announced plans to launch satellite constellations that will work to operate in low-Earth orbit and offer high-speed broadband service worldwide, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday. Samantha Masunaga writes the $224.6-billion broadband industry dominated by cable and telecommunications firms is likely to face a challenge with …

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Space News: Airbus-OneWeb JV Completes Preliminary Design Review for $3.5B Satellite Constellation Plan

ExecutiveBiz - Space News: Airbus-OneWeb JV Completes Preliminary Design Review for $3.5B Satellite Constellation Plan

A joint venture between Airbus and OneWeb has concluded the preliminary design review for a proposed constellation of about 900 broadband satellites and aims to complete the subcontractor lineup for the estimated $3.5 billion project early next month, Space News reported Wednesday. Peter de Selding writes OneWeb Satellites partnered with Airbus‘s defense and space segment to design and build 10 …

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